Monday, September 23, 2013

Butternut Squash Cavatappi Bake

Isaac had 3rds!! Excellent way to hide vitamins in your food!!

3 cups peeled and cubed butternut squash
8 oz cavatappi pasta, or any pasta shape
2 T butter
1 cup sliced mushrooms
3 green onions, sliced
2 T flour
1 cup milk
2 cups shredded cheese (I used cheddar/jack mix)
cooked bacon
parmesan cheese
salt & pepper
heat oven to 375. grease a 2 qt baking dish. Cook pasta. while that's cooking, put squash in a microwave-safe bowl with 2 T water, cover with plastic wrap and poke a couple small holes to vent. cook 4 mins. stir, then cook 4 mins more till tender. Mash, and set aside. In a pan cook mushrooms and onions with butter till soft, then add flour, stir 1 minute, then add milk and salt & pepper to taste. cook till bubbly and thickened. Add squash and pasta, mix well. Pour in dish. sprinkle with cheeses and bacon. bake 25 mins. Serves 6.

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